Santa Barbara, known around the world as the “American Riviera” and located just 90 minutes north of Los Angeles, is the gold standard of California living. Its many charms include a temperate climate, south-facing beaches and a sunny, laid-back lifestyle.
One of the most prestigious and exclusive communities in the United States, Montecito is a cherished residential and vacation retreat for the well-known and well-heeled
Located just north of Santa Barbara, Hope Ranch offers an upscale lifestyle just minutes from its private beach and over 20 miles of equestrian trails. The area is named for Thomas Hope who ran a sheep ranch on the land in the mid-1800s.
True to its name, Santa Barbara’s mesa neighborhood sits on an elevated piece of land just north of downtown Santa Barbara. The primarily residential area features family-friendly parks such as La Mesa Park, Shoreline Park and the Douglas Family Preserve as well as some of the city’s most popular beaches.
Santa Barbara’s Riviera neighborhood stretches above downtown on a ridge of the Santa Ynez Mountains providing its residents stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and the nearby Channel Islands. Many of the area’s residences -- which include both modest homes and impressive estates -- offer views of the ocean to the west and mountains soaring above to the east.
Summerland is one of Santa Barbara’s most charming communities, aided in part by a unique history. The small town features large estates, modest neighborhoods and an attractive commercial district.